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Gimbals Restaurant

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European, British, Contemporary
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76 Wharf St, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AF, England
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The quirky decor and interior is the perfect setting for a cocktail and the incredible food at Gimbals. The five course tasting menu and cocktail are delicious, really well contrived, beautifully cooked and presented food served by polite and courteous staff. Really is a classy place, can't wait to return

Thank Jenniferwoodh
Halifax, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We haven't been to Gimbals for a while but went back last week for an anniversary meal and cannot remember why we stopped going! The atmosphere is lovely - small and intimate, the staff are friendly and attentive but not intrusive and the food is to die for. Every course is unusual but delicious. It is not the cheapest restaurant... More 

Thank Diane B
Newbury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky interior, great service and delicious food. Six of us went for a celebratory meal and it was just the job, including having a circular table so we could have one conversation.

Thank JessieO111
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. The smoked sea food platter was delicious as was the steak (which was cooked correctly to order). Attentive but not imposing waiting staff. Relaxing interior. Also loved the clam sink in the bathroom !

Thank stuutsstu
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intimate seating areas,3 small rooms.Interesting decor.All the staff were knowledgeable and charming,the owner had time for a chat.The food is modern English,locally and seasonally sourced.We were spoiled for choice,had spliced duck salad and ham and peach salad to start and then the pork and lamb dishes.Everything was extremely tasty,lots of it and beautifully presented.Their own balsamic syrup was fantastic, I... More 

Thank Judith C
Halifax, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good friendly and efficient service. The food was as good as friends had said when they recommended it. We began with a glass of excellent Prosecco flavoured with rhubarb. We had a sharing platter of seafood that was not only substantial but so, so tasty. My monkfish main dish was delightful, the fish just melted in my mouth. My... More 

Thank Kate W
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was given a bad table. Therefore the meal wasn't memorable in a good way Menu limited food good bit dated by today's standards and what is happening outside Halifax

Thank Pamela T
Halifax, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A private party attended here this weekend was excellent. The food was a taster menu and was superb.The service was excellent , the staff looked after us so well. This is a restaurant we don't go to enough as it is so enjoyable.

Thank Helen J
Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a birthday meal. Food justified the price. Scallop starters arguably the nicest scallops I have had. With a nice coating and grilled. Mains was a steak. A very thick juicy fillet steak ordered and served medium rare with chips veg and peppercorn sauce. Deserts we went for the trio option which wss very nice. The staff upon... More 

Thank cmarsh14
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant that offers a distinctive menu. The fish dishes were particularly good yesterday. The service was very friendly and efficient, the surroundings slightly quirky but fun and the atmosphere very relaxing.

Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $39
European, British, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Wharf St, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Halifax  >  Sowerby Bridge
  • Phone Number: 01422839329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?